middleditch & schwartz
ryman auditorium | APRIL 22
Show Description: Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies) perform two person long form improv.
Ben Schwartz is an Emmy Award-winning writer, actor, and comedian. He's starred in the television shows House of Lies and Parks and Recreation as well as the upcoming films Netflix's Happy Anniversary and Outside In which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. He is the co-author of the national bestseller Grandma's Dead: Breaking Bad News with Baby Animals and its two sequels. This fall, Ben’s latest book “Things You Should Already Know about Dating, You Fucking Idiot” that he co-wrote with Laura Moses will be released by Hachette Books. Ben and Laura will adapt the tv show for CBS and Gary Sanchez Productions.
Thomas Middleditch stars as the lead of the hit HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley" created by Mike Judge & Altschuler & Krinsky.
Recent feature credits include JOSHIE directed by Jeff Baena, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. He recently wrapped THE UNT. DETECTIVE PROJECT opposite Bruce Willis and John Goodman for Voltage.
Thomas was recently seen starring in THE FINAL GIRLS directed by Todd Strauss Schulson for Sony and THE BRONZE directed by Brian Buckley.
Named one of the 10 Comedians to Watch by Variety in 2012, Thomas has also played roles in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET directed by Martin Scorsese, THE CAMPAIGN directed by Jay Roach, FUN SIZE directed by Josh Schwartz for Paramount, BEING FLYNN, directed by Chris Weitz for Focus Features, THE OTHER GUYS directed by Adam McKay for Sony Pictures, and the lead role in the independent feature SPLINTERHEADS.
Additionally Thomas is one of the founding members of The Improvised Shakespeare Theater Company and a frequent collaborator with both Funny or Die and College Humor.